Mexico, August 10 - November 22, 1893

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This field book documents the field work and travel of Goldman in Mexico between 10 August and 22 November 1893. Goldman's narrative notes record taxon and common names of plants, birds, and mammals observed and collected. Some common specimens include pines, sparrows, jays, rabbits, voles, and Kangaroo rats. Locations include but are not limited to San Martin (Puebla), Tulancingo, San Juan (near Tohuca volcano), Santa Rosalia (Ciudad Camargo), Chihuahua, and Gallego. Goldman's notes also record altitudes, weather conditions (occasionally), how common a species is in a particular area, and descriptions of the route he traveled.

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 10, 1893

End Date

Nov 22, 1893

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Plants
  • Ornithology
  • Botany


  • Mexico
  • Ciudad Camargo
  • Chihuahua
  • Tulancingo
  • El Gallego


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA RU007364

Collection name

Edward William Nelson and Edward Alphonso Goldman Collection, circa 1873-1946 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 26 Folder 5